Keywords are like billboards that you see along the highway.
Say you are driving down the (information) highway and see a billboard
advertising a certain specialty store that is located five miles down the road
at a certain exit.
If you have recently thought about a product or had a question pertaining
to that type of store or outlet you will process that information and
depending on if you are just shopping or are in that buying mood, you may
or may not exit the highway and visit the store.
What keyword research is for, can be equated to the store owners thought
process as to what billboard location to use and the words used on the
billboard to get the most attention by a consumer.
If you do not stop on this trip you may stop when you have more time or
that the buying mood is stronger or you find yourself needing something
from that type of store that may make your life a little easier.
That is why you will still see ads pop about things you have searched for on
the net in the past.
It is all about advertising a service or product and getting that information
in front of the person that has shown an interest in something along the
How do advertisers find someone that may be interested in there service or
Let’s Break It Down
Have you ever asked Google, Bing, or Yahoo a question?
The answer was generated by a very complicated computer program called
an algorithm, that sifted through a bunch of information and keywords that
exactly matched or was closely related to your question and is the very
basis as to what keyword research is for.
The list of websites that popped up for you
were websites that had used keywords in their
particular type of campaign so that Google, Bing,
or Yahoo could find them
and present that web page that would have the information on a particular
topic that could be associated with the initial search.
This explains another question: “What is SEO for ?”, or Search Engine
Of course, there are other search engines besides Google, Bing, and Yahoo
but these are the major three and I am simply using them as a major
They all optimize there searches and answers in similar ways using
keywords and phrases.
Along with this information, is provided to you through your browser, are
going to be links that further explain your question.
There will be options with links that will take you to a landing or sales page
to products being promoted by website owners and that have had people
purchase products after asking the very same question.
What makes up a good keyword?
A good keyword or key phrase would be like a question asked in a
When you ask a question you ask it in concise terms as to get concise
information in return, hopefully.
I know it does not always work out that way but that is what we are
shooting for, right?
I do know people that can talk in circles trying to say something, but I won’t
mention any names, Dad.
Keywords are general phrases that can be
changed for the better or for worse be adding
one simple word such as – and, a, the, or what, just
to name a few.
You may notice that this is in the heading at the top of this article.
Research is the key and foundation of anything successful anywhere.
I know that is a pretty broad statement but I believe it to be true. The same
goes for online endeavors.
First one wants to make sure that any information that could be a factor in
making any decisions is true and factual.
We all know about the dishonesty being perpetrated all over the internet
and many of us have experienced it firsthand. I know I have.
“What is Keyword research for,” can be summed up in simple terms as the
means of the seller finding the buyer using the internet with suggestive
There are many ways or words to express this, these were just mine.
Free Keyword Search
If you would like to do a keyword search of your own just go to the google
search bar and enter a question.
What pops up under your question are similar phrases people have
recently searched in Google.
Then directly behind that same question enter the letter ” A ” behind the
question and you will see a new set of phrases people are searching for in
Then remove the letter ” A ” and replace it with the letter ” B “.
You can go all through all the alphabet doing this and see the different
search phrases being used on any topic.
The keyword research tool Jaaxy will give you information on the number
of searches on a specific keyword in a one-month period as well as the
traffic you can expect if you get indexed on the first page of google.
It will also give you the exact number of websites that have been indexed in
Google that you will be competing with using any particular keyword
This tool is almost like cheating but it’s not. It is good honest intelligent
Jaaxy will give you 30 free searches
( really it is free ) just for trying it
Go ahead and give it a go.
These research tools are just part of the things available that will level the
playing field with your competition on the interne get an understanding of
marketing using keywords and intelligent research tools you start to realize
how everything comes together and how you can become a part of the
process allowing you to make money on the internet.
I did not learn these skills overnight and did a lot of trial and error.
I am a member of The Wealthy Affiliate where all the skills and how to use
implement those skills are included in this platform.
You can get a free starter membership for life that will give you two free
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If you decide to join for free to just check it out I will offer you some
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Please if you have any questions or comments about anything please leave
them below and I will get back to you soon.
All The Best